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A look at one of hardbop's greatest front lines: Trumpeter Lee Morgan and saxophonist Wayne Shorter were two of the leading lights of the 1960s har...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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A salute to hardbop pianist Freddie Redd, featuring recordings he made with artists such as Jackie McLean and Tina Brooks.

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 59:05
Caption: Warren McCleskey's last words, Credit: Sarah Marshall
Part 2 of Sarah Marshall’s report on Warren McCleskey’s life after the Supreme Court ruling and his execution on September 25, 1991 by the state of...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 32:44
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n this edition of the HipHopchronicles, we celebrate the Life, times and Rhymes of the Notorious BIG May 21, 1971 - March 9, 1997. Hear his story v...

  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:49
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Marjory is a keynote speaker, author, playwright, student, and advocate for children in the foster care system. Her success in these areas stems la...

  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 06:41
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Robert Howard II talks with his mother, Roberta Vincent, about losing his father, an Army Sergeant killed in action during the Vietnam War.

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: May 22, 2017
  • Length: 02:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Matt The Cat is joined by the greatest of all the West Coast Sax Honkers, Big Jay McNeely. You'll hear Big Jay tell his story in his own words as M...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ, and Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting


  • Added: May 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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John Primer and Bob Corritore are two of the top names in the blues who celebrate their sophomore studio collaboration for Delta Groove Records wit...

Bought by KRPS, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:17
  • Purchases: 3
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It's called "Build One Portsmouth: Working Together, Shaping Our Future". It's a comprehensive plan for the future of the city of Portsmouth, and c...

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 54:30
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism - Responding to Birth of a Natio...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 1
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism - Responding to Birth of a Natio...

Bought by WCMU


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 1
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism - Responding to Birth of a Natio...

  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: :30
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism - Responding to Birth of a Natio...

Bought by WRGY, WAMC, and Peconic Public Broadcasting


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 53:54
  • Purchases: 3
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How today's racial rhetoric borrows from the past - Author Paula Seniors on her mother's turn to militant activism

Bought by WNMU-FM, KKRN, and WJCU


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 3
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A torchlit Confederate protest in Charlottesville, Virginia had some residents recalling the days of the KKK. But one Virginia scholar says today’s...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Omar with Leon Ware
We'll hear something new from Omar, hear an ecological plea from Esther Phillips, and celebrate Geminis with Cannonball Adderly and friends!

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WOUB, KSRQ, Lower Cape Communications, and KMXT


  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Overcoming racism and low expectations
Lenzy R. Wallace Jr., PH.D., an African American, has had three successful careers, succeeding despite the odds. At 90 years old and actively retir...

  • Added: May 18, 2017
  • Length: 39:01
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a tribute to Cedar Walton from The Ben Markley Big Band, and a band called Alma Matters

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WRGY, KKRN, WMHT, KUOW and more


  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, you'll meet Megan Yasu Davis. Megan is the founder of The Kitchen Salon, a natural and locked hair resource f...

  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 06:41
Caption: Brownsville mandolin man, James "Yank" Rachell (in his later years).
Join us for part two of our look at the blues traditions in Brownsville, Tennessee. This time, we’ll focus primarily on the Decca label, and hear s...

  • Added: May 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:59
Caption: The Juke In The Back With Matt The Cat
Etta James was one of the grittiest and most influential R&B singer of all-time. This week, Matt The Cat focuses on Etta's early records from 1954-...

Bought by WHRV, 90.5 WSNC, Royalton Community Radio, WRNC-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 14, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
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The National Urban League just released its 2017 State of Black America Report and the clarion call is to "protect our progress". The report sound...

Bought by WJFF


  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 54:27
  • Purchases: 1
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Music from trumpeter Miles Davis' final years, including his albums Amandla and Tutu, and collaborations with Shirley Horn and Quincy Jones.

  • Added: May 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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92 year old multi Grammy-nominated blues piano master, Henry Gray, is a living legend and a national treasure whose recording career spans seven de...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KSRQ, WTJU, and KMXT


  • Added: May 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5